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Image for Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa, 1858-1864

Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa, 1858-1864

By: Livingstone, David and Livingstone, Charles

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1866

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 335


FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF CLASSIC ILLUSTRATED ACCOUNT OF AFRICAN EXPLORATION BY THE LIVINGSTONE BROTHERS. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original brown pebbled cloth binding, gilt title to spine, 2-page frontis wood engraving of bird's eye view of the great cataracts of the Zambesi, plus 35 full page illustrations throughout the text, and large folding map at rear. Corners bumped, edges worn, spine faded, edges soiled, pages age-toned but crisp and unmarked, map clean with... View more info

Image for In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria, with two steel engravings and 150 illustrations and maps

In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria, with two steel engravings and 150 illustrations and maps

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 357


FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED ACCOUNT OF STANLEY'S EPIC AFRICAN EXPEDITION. Two 9 inches tall harcover volumes, original green cloth bindings with blindtamped outline of African continent, gilt title and facsimile signatuer of Henry M Stanley to covers. gilt title and portrait of Stanley to spines, original brown endpapers, map pocket on back paste-down of each volume. Frontis portrait engraving of Stanley with tissue guard in each volume (1886 and 1890). Full page color pro... View more info